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Blackstone dealt legal setback after $5bn low-income housing deal

Blackstone is attempting to settle legal disputes with the non-profit groups that operate some of its affordable housing properties as it contends with a legal ruling over ownership rights in part of a $5.1bn portfolio the investment group bought from AIG last year. An appeals court victory for a church-aligned housing operator in Michigan could […]

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Infinity Housing / Taillandier Architectes Associés

Infinity Housing / Taillandier Architectes Associés © Roland Halbe + 39 Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984440/infinity-housing-taillandier-architectes-associes Area Area of this architecture project Area :  5961 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2022 Photographs Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Lead Architects : Aurélie Guinel, […]

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Winners of the UIA 2030 Award Announced: Acknowledging Architects’ Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals

Winners of the UIA 2030 Award Announced: Acknowledging Architects’ Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals Housing Upcycle Program, Barrio Mugica of Buenos Aires. Image Courtesy of Special Project Unit Barrio Padre Carlos Mugica, Buenos Aires City Government Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984286/winners-of-the-uia-2030-award-announced-acknowledging-architects-contributions-to-the-sustainable-development-goals Today, at the eleventh session of the World Urban […]

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Home price increases slowed for the first time in months in April, says S&P Case-Shiller

People walk into a house for sale in Floral Park, Nassau County, New York. Wang Ying | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Home price increases slowed ever so slightly in April, but it is the first potential sign of a cooling in prices. Prices rose 20.4% nationally in April compared with the same month […]

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The cylindrical home where the architectural styles of Victorian London and postwar council housing coalesce

By Edwin Heathcote Some cities conjure up images of one-off houses, individual architectural statements that stick out in the streetscape. Think of Tokyo, Los Angeles, Brussels and Seoul. But London is not one of those cities — with its history of understated terraces, a future of generic towers and a demanding and often unbending planning […]

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Pending home sales post surprise increase in May, likely due to brief pullback in mortgage rates

A house’s real estate for sale sign shows the home as being “Under Contract” in Washington, DC. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Pending home sales, a measure of signed contracts on existing homes, rose slightly in May, up 0.7% compared with April, according to the National Association of Realtors. That broke a six-month […]

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Over 22 million housing units needed by 2030 to solve Canada’s affordability crisis: CMHC | CBC News

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) says 3.5 million more homes need to be built by 2030 to reach affordability. The agency released a report Thursday explaining the need for a different approach to the housing supply shortage at a time of rising demand and affordability concerns. “Increasing supply will be difficult. Critically, increasing […]

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A Place In The Sun’s Craig Rowe on housing struggles ‘We had to go without’

He said he felt inspired to buy instead of continuing renting in his twenties as he had seen the difference it made in the quality of his parents’ lives.  Craig said: “They have a stable home and a landlord can’t throw them out – they just have somewhere they can call home.” The broadcaster, who […]

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Demand for adjustable-rate mortgages surges, as interest rates make biggest jump in 13 years

Mortgage applications to purchase a home rose 8% last week compared with the previous week, bolstered in part by demand for adjustable-rate mortgages, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index. Applications were, however, 10% lower than they were in the same week one year ago. A big jump in mortgage rates may have […]

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Environment just as important as housing, economy for a liveable Hong Kong

Environment just as important as housing, economy for a liveable Hong Kong South China Morning Post Source link